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SFGTV2
Mar 20, 2011 5:30pm PDT
great new year food. it brought us together but it was also an opportunity to share our culture with others, bring more unity among all of our communities. half the lunar new year to everyone and let's unite our communities together. thank you. [applause] >> good evening, my name is carmen chu. i will keep my message brief. i want to wish everyone a happy lunar new year. again, this is a time that is important to many of merit -- asian-american families because of the importance of bringing together family. i think we can all replicate this, the matter what community we live in. so i want to say happy new year. [speaking chinese] [applause] >> good evening. [speaking korean] in the new year, may have much good luck and fortune. new year's was a time for my family to get together and build community but also to reflect on the previous year, what challenges lie ahead of us. today at the board of supervisors, we recognized black history month. for me, that is always a reflection of the work of people that have come before us so that we can be where we are today. as asian americans,
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2011 4:30am PDT
kinds of fees which currently charge, anything like a regulatory permit or licence, fees for use of government property, a rental fee, recreation and park fees, golf fees. many of the things we charge are exempt. in the short term, it does not have a large effect. the main effect is that it constrains our ability to grow what we currently have and it constraints of our ability to increase the rates which currently charge. it could have indirect effects to the extent that it constrains the state also. if the state is coming back on their services and we want environmental mitigation or public health programs the state used to provide and they do not do it anymore, the local government could have increased costs. the next slide is a quick summary of the approval requirement for different types of revenue before and after. sometimes we assume everybody knew what they were before. i thought i would give an overview of three general types of revenue and what it takes to increase them before and after proposition 26. a general purpose tax takes a majority vote of the electorate to pass, o
SFGTV2
Mar 21, 2011 1:00pm PDT
project. it was cool for her to see it and actually like it. as an artist, it means a lot to us. we are going to make it look really clean today. then it should be done. we have had this mural of for about six years and it has not been tagged. it really works as a deterrent. a lot of us graffiti artists have been waiting for an opportunity like this, to express ourselves on walls. and there are so many walls around the city that could be beautified. i am so thankful that this opportunity has come about. >> my word encourage anyone who is thinking about it to really jump on the bandwagon. it is looking beautiful. when i came here this morning, i was notified that taggers were there last night, but fortunately, they did not touch our building. >> to check out the mural in person, stop by 65 polk road. in addition to being a street smarts artist, he has been teaching students about the value for public space and creating public art for the communities through a program called where art lives. for a full list of other in your locations and to learn more about the efforts to combat vanda
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2011 1:00pm PDT
to the land use and economic development committee of the san francisco board of supervisors. -- looks like we had a really good turnout today. are there any announcements? >> please turn off cellular phones and pagers. completed speaker cards and copies of documents to be included as part of the file should be submitted to the clerk. items at the appointed a will appear before the march 29 board of supervisors agenda -- items acted upon today will appear before the board on march 29. supervisor mar: i should alert people that item four, the sponsors have asked for that item, the settlement agreement, the lease agreement for the 49ers limited, sponsored by the mayor -- the author has urged us to continue that item to the next land use meet them -- the next land use meeting, and we will try our best to get all our staff here, but we will still open up public comment at the end in case anyone showed up to speak on the item. please call item one. >> ordinance amending the planning code to require active ground for commercial uses. supervisor mar: mr. selma. >> good afternoon. i
SFGTV2
Mar 20, 2011 7:00pm PDT
city and how each of us has changed the gee graval and cultural landscape of this city. how fitting that we celebrate black history month today, which is also the same as lunar new year and also an opportunity -- opportunity to reflect on the diversity of this city and how happy we are to be in a city which is so inclussive. so without forth delay i would like to welcome you on behalf of mator's office of neighborhood services. mayor lee will be joining us later. with the invocations, we would like to invite pastor stacey kerns. >> good amp. let us pause for a moment to invite the presence of god. shall we pray together? god, our help in ages past, our hope in years to come, we invite your holy presence to bless this celebration of african-american history month. we give up thanks and praise for the legacy, the creativity, the genius and contributions of african-american people everywhere. we pray that you would strengthen this organization and strengthen all organizations that support telling the story of black history. and so today we ask that as we continue on the journey. that w
SFGTV2
Mar 20, 2011 9:00pm PDT
, and it has carried us to our destination. have you ever wondered how elevators were -- work? we check out the need outside the elevator using current technology and we learn about the latest destination elevated technology all here in san francisco. we will also visit the machinery where all the behind- the-scenes gears control these incredible machines. we are very fortunate today to have an expert with those who is going to walk us are around elevators in san francisco. can you tell us about the history of elevators in san francisco? the measure -- >> sure. the history of elevator technology evolves with the city. first elevators were installed for moving materials in the 1860's. in the 1870's, the first passenger elevator was installed, and that allowed building heights to go up to about seven floors. starting in the 18 eighties, 1890's, the first electric elevators were installed. that allowed for buildings to go up even higher, even more than 10 floors, and those were the first elevators that became representative of what we consider modern elevators today. >> so the height of bu
SFGTV2
Mar 20, 2011 10:30pm PDT
such as integration, sustainability, and integration. using a distinct visual approach, each of the artist's response to the shifting needs of their communities in ways that offer unique perspectives and multiple points of entry. >> the exhibition is to bring together the voices of a new generation chicana artists, all of whom reference the works of the civil-rights movement in their works, but they are also responding to a new cultural concerns and new cultural circumstances. >> the works in the show include a large canvas depicting a woman washing the beach with her hair at the u.s./mexican border. the painting encourages the viewer to engage with the current debates over immigration and the politics of women and labor. influenced by the campaigns of the chicano civil rights movement, this oakland artist is a print maker whose work has helped and sustainability with the immigrant community as well as other current sociopolitical issues. this print-based work draws on appropriated agricultural worker manuals and high fashion labels to satirically address class issues, cultural iden
SFGTV
Mar 20, 2011 6:30pm PDT
, public comment is closed. colleagues, the item is before us. i wonder if we could entertain a motion to send the adam out without recommendation at this time simply because i have some follow questions from the office of public finance, but i also do not want to hold up this item. supervisor mirkarimi: motion to advance without recommendation. supervisor chu: without objection. thank you. now, item six, please. >> item 6, ordinance amending article 12a of the business and tax regulation code to establish a payroll expense tax exclusion for businesses located in the central market street and tenderloin area. supervisor chu: thank you very much. this item is brought to us by a number of sponsors. supervisor kim, would you like to speak on this item before we begin? supervisor kim: yes, thank you. today, we are going before the budget committee with legislation that is going to incentivize small businesses to create new jobs. it does so by enacting a tax exemption for any new job created here in the city and county of san francisco, for businesses that locate in the mid-market and uptow
SFGTV2
Mar 21, 2011 4:00pm PDT
>> as you all know, the german marshall fund vehicle very kind to provide us with this -- has been very kind to provided us with this opportunity to have four of their european experts in bicycle planning, bicycle implementation and bicycle programs and they are experts on all aspects of the bicycle. and here in san francisco, you know, we are at this point trying to after a hiatus of three years because of court-ordered injunctions trying to implement our bike plan. so we all a collective goal, i believe, to increase the environmental and nick sustainability of the world around us that we participate in and especially in san francisco, but we do have a special responsibility because this place provides us with the opportunity that most other places don't. the geometry and geography of san francisco is up that it is easier for us being in a city of short trips to veil ourselves to other alternatives to the car. so when we want to reclaim the street and the public right-of-way and the public realm for people and basic human needs of access to the humanities that urban environments p
SFGTV2
Mar 21, 2011 12:30am PDT
. how much water do you need for 72 hours? if you use the hot water heater you have to turn off the gas. if you don't stop the gas it will light up and cause a little explosion or fire. vegetables. the back of the tank you go up and treat water with bleach. but remember, it should be a fresh pot of bleach. once you open bleach it looses the effectiveness of the bleach. one capful for a gallon of water. wait 20 minutes. wash your hands. wait a half-hour, to drink it, tastes like pool water but it kills germs. >> what kind of food do you want to keep? open the fridge don't open it too much. eat all perishable food first. you want to save emergency supplies. what emergency supply food do you want to /kaoepl. keep? energy bars. dry food. canned vegetables. can corn, can peas, you can drain that and drink the water and eat the vegetables. buy can food that you eat normally. and a can opener. first aid kit, have 3. have you a small one in the car, have a nice sized one for home and make sure you have one at work. make sure if you are a diabetic or have a heart condition, something that yo
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2011 2:30pm PDT
book distributions over the course of the year. we have approximately a 85% use rate, meaning we get these yellow pages dropped off in plastic bags, in the lobbies of buildings, that we are asked to distribute, and approximately 50% of those who go to places to want to them. that is a certain number of books per distribution that are not used. even two times per year, that would be 1400, or over 10,000 yellow pages books that are not being used. the one thing i would have to say also is one thing we are challenged with is getting to zero ways, and we want to bring our overall operations, -- we want to green our operations. for the tenants who live in the buildings, we would be more than happy to provide information to our tenants and to the distributors so that the folks who really want them actually get them. and the final thing that i have to say as a director property management is the one thing that remains after the tenant leaves is the yellow pages. in thank you. president chiu: before the next person, let me call of the next number of yellow speaker cards. -- let me call u
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2011 3:30pm PDT
address. however, they are most of the time not able to give us their full address, and if we ask them to go online, most of the time, they cannot spell san francisco correctly. their children, the second generation chinese-americans, may be busy doing google, but most likely, they did not help their parents or have no interest to help their parents to locate businesses on a daily basis. so in the unique chinese minority market, to have a phone book in each household is very important. if we can have the door to door ability to distribute the books, this would 100% make our advertisers and all the small business very convenient, and also, it will help them to increase their business, especially nowadays in this kind of economy. we simply should not do anything to hurt their business. so thank you, and i vote no to the ordinance. supervisor chiu: thank you. next speaker. and if i could ask the following individuals to please line up. [reading names] >> good afternoon, supervisors. in the green business manager with urban solutions. we help small and medium-sized businesses go green by savi
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2011 3:00pm PDT
chamber of commerce. obviously, no one supports ways, materials not used, extra materials into the waste stream, but the exaggeration we have heard today is really to the extreme. to talk about 1.6 million folks to 800,000 residents, you forget a large part of your district supervisors in downtown san francisco with half a million other people working and business locations with phones and phone books. you are also for getting multiple -- there is, because it is a free first amendment right -- we are seeing multiple books distributed by at&t, the valley yellow pages, hispanic, asian, the gay and lesbian community is that obviously tried that count up. what we have not heard today is how this will make the playing field level for small businesses and all businesses in san francisco by basically cutting the legs out from under the print advertising option in favor of the internet. all you have to do is go to google and see who is paying for the top of that google search. it is not your small businesses. the legality question has been touched on. let's hear from the city attorney. why
SFGTV2
Mar 20, 2011 9:30pm PDT
talk about fixtures and use that as a springboard for questions for our audience and discussions from some of the manufacturers we have here. let's start by looking at one right back here. this is a really interesting one because this has some of the characteristics of a traditional san francisco building. it has this starting with the board, i think it is called, and it has both old-fashioned kind of pictures and real modern stuff. what do you see here? >> looking around, it has gone a soaking tub. >> it has little jets in a, so like a spot/hydrotherapy kind of thing? >> exactly. what people need to be mindful on for these types of tubs are two things -- number one, they have a motor, and you have to have an access panel on it. you have to be mindful of that. you cannot just stick it in there and hide the motor forever. it has waterjets here. really popular in these tubs is soaps and oils, and the water recycles them. sometimes the shampoos and oils clogged the system. an alternative to that is air jets. air jets do not do that. it has a pedestal sink and a matching toilet. it h
CNN
Mar 21, 2011 1:00am EDT
and hopefully you'll be with us throughout these twists and turns. fouad ajami, thanks, as usual. mark kimmitt, thanks to you, as well. that's all the time we have. i'll see you tomorrow in "the situation room." thanks very much for watching. i'm wolf blitzer. our libya coverage continues right now with cnn's done lemon in the cnn "newsroom." >>> moammar gadhafi's compound attacked. big sections in shambles. the likely weapon, missiles from firepower. cnn's nic robertson seeing it up close. >> the cruise missiles show us that's what they are. >> even after the brutal dictator promises a second cease-fire, their rebel crackdown intensifies. who targeted and blasted the strong man's headquarters? where is he? why hasn't he been seen? >> welcome to our viewers around the world. i'm don lemon at the cnn newsroom in atlanta. we begin this hour with with breaks news. destroyed, part of moammar gadhafi's compound in libya's capital, tripoli. an allied air strike took out a building on the grounds. a coalition official says it was hit because it had military capabilities, insisting that gadhaf
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2011 9:30am PDT
refinery and we can use it again. they do oil changes and sell it anyway, so now they know when a ticket to a. hal>> to you have something you want to get rid of? >> why throw it away when you can reuse it? >> it can be filtered out and used for other products. >> [speaking spanish] >> it is going to be a good thing for us to take used motor oil from customers. we have a 75-gallon tank that we used and we have someone take it from here to recycle. >> so far, we have 35 people. we have collected 78 gallons, if not more. these are other locations that you can go. it is absolutely free. you just need to have the location open. you are set to go. >> i'm your host of "culturewire," and today, here at electric works in san francisco. nice to see you today. thanks for inviting us in and showing us your amazing facility today. >> my pleasure. >> how long has electric works been around? >> electric works has been in san francisco since the beginning of 2007. we moved here from brisbane from our old innovation. we do printmaking, gallery shows, and we have a fabulous retail store where ther
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2011 2:00pm PDT
services. this gives us the opportunity to partner with mda, as well. the bus shelters, bus stops, any of a number of ways to get the information out there -- partner with the mta. supportive housing and other residences. we can adopt techniques but are sound, such as placement in specialized retail outlets, pharmacies, senior centers, and so on. the environment department, we do hundreds of events every year, street parties, farmers' markets. you name it, we are there. we have people who speak chinese and spanish, so we are wanting to get the word out to them, as well. supervisor mar: could i just ask you again, which have the divide that you would reach out to where the yellow page -- >> folks with disabilities and also non english speakers. >> so, in closing, as you have heard, san franciscos are doing their part, but we do need to address this. this stance to have a significant impact on reducing unnecessary waste in san francisco and will bring our city one step closer to realizing our 0-wasteful. we want to thank supervisor chiu, as well as supervisors w iener and mar. thank
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2011 12:00pm PDT
building are about to become homeless with no place currently to go. there is talk about sending us to the presidio, but imagine how difficult it will be for our disabled veterans to get out there for meetings. so this is a commission that needs your help. i wish we were also house here in city halls of this commission had more transparency. thank you very much for your time and consideration. supervisor kim: thank you. brendan culver rogers and then stephen noetzel. >> i believe we got an e-mail from mr. rogers -- supervisor kim: sorry, mr. rogers is currently deployed. there are so many applicants in front of us. >> good afternoon, supervisors. i currently serve as the recently elected secretary to the veterans affairs commission. i have been on the commission for almost two years now. i do not know if this committee recognizes that the veterans affairs commission is really currently under a renaissance. we have been operating in the past two years with new vigor, with new vision, and with a new focus on paying attention to the needs particularly of all the returning veterans comi
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2011 1:30pm PDT
addition to tell us what they did. i am telling you all -- ♪ it is city hall here do not do this. i beg of you. supervisor mar: thank you. is there anyone else who would like to speak? seeing none, public comment is closed. let me ask you a question based on what daniel landry asked -- i'm sorry, public comment has already been close. ok, if colleagues with a loud, let's reopen public comment -- if colleagues will allow. >> thank you. in the president of the fillmore jazz community benefits district. first of all, i want to applaud wantmirkarimi -- a plot supervisor -- want to applaud supervisor mirkarimi. there's definitely a need for this type of legislation in our neighborhood. many of the buildings are blighted, and it would help very much to stimulate the area with more small business activity, so i would urge you all as a committee to please forward this legislation to the full board so that we can stimulate our area and have more productive businesses that can stay active within our community, not just restaurants, but clothing stores. if you walk down fillmore, you will see a tr
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2011 6:30am PDT
taken from us to do to violence. he was a star athlete at balboa high school. he was in the process of being hired by recreation and parks. out of that tragedy, this very setting reminds us that we need to look after each other. i would like to thank supervisor avalos, the author of this legislation, supervisor campos, a strong supporter of this legislation. the director of city build, the many department heads that were impacted by this legislation, the head of sfmta, the head of the human rights commission, the head of the office of labor standards, the head of the recreation department, and more. i would like to thank local 261, josh, vince, pam, and all the city build students who are with us today. mayor lee. mayor lee came into office and reaffirmed his commitment to looking after the great people who live in our city. one of his top priorities is to stimulate the local economy with jobs and he has empowered me with implementing the new local higher policy. i promised that i would not focus on the process, but on a measurable outcomes in the areas of the employment and job tra
SFGTV2
Mar 21, 2011 12:30pm PDT
, and the middle of a lot of high unemployment. then you looked at city build right behind us and they are hungry. are you hungry for jobs? [applause] they have been asking where the promises have been and who is implementing it. when we look at promise after promise not fulfilled, the city had to ask itself, can we do better? can we really deliver on this process? that's what this ordinance has been about three it's not a new promised to local jobs have always been about an old promise that we would involve more communities in what we build for the city. the unions know that. carpenter's know that. laborers know that. they've known that for year. have we made that aggressive action to do so? through the hard work that everybody has to chip in and not only at the hearing that the board, but also, have we made the internal commitment within the city structure? has the mayor's office joined with the board, with the office of workforce economic development, with all of our allies at the labor standards office, the human rights commission, are office of contract administration, aour dpw, p
SFGTV2
Mar 21, 2011 8:30am PDT
state historic building code. in this case, where there are lots of people with disabilities who use this office, they have a sign in this, you can see access is on the side of the building, it's about 100 feet down the street. and here it is, here is the accessible entrance on the side of the building and it's theoretically part of the main path of travel, it's not locked, you don't have to ring a bell, you just have an alternate means of accessible entry to the area. it doesn't take you through the back alleys of the building, theoretically. >> the previous slide was a really good slide to show, even though you don't have wheelchair access at this entrance because there's steps at that location, that you still provide the and rail for somebody who is semi ambulatory coming down the steps to grab on to. even though there is an accessible entrance a little bit further down the road, there's still things that have been implemented there on the stairs. >> but one thing that hasn't been done is striping so people with low vision can see. every tread should have striping. it would seem t
FOX
Mar 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
getting used to this violence. 3 i just heard the gunshots ann first thing i did was try and butt the young kids now they don't have no respect for nobody for no elders police responded to two more shootings friday night.one on past hoffman street, where two men were shot. another... on ooem venue, whhre two 18 year old men were shot..nd it doesn't end there, early saturday morning... a 21-year-old wassshot and killed on mcmmchen street.two others were alss hurt in that gunfire. last night the violence nly continues... with three more shootings... in north west baltimore that police now say are all reeated.this was the a man wws shot in the head and - chest.moments later, two peeple were found shot on reisterstown road and coldspring..nd shortly after that another person was shot on loyola northway. thh list of shootings is far larger than the six we've highlighted this morning.those were the most serious out this violent weekend.police are 11:30 ttis morning to update t us on the investigations... and maybe give us more details nnmes.stay with us for more.d - megan gilliland, fox45 m
SFGTV2
Mar 21, 2011 10:00am PDT
buena cultural arts center in san francisco. joining me is the cultural art director. tell us what moad's mission is. what does it do? >> the museum of the african diaspora showcases the history, art, and cultural richness that resulted from the dispersal of africans throughout the world. we do that through compelling and innovative exhibitions, public programs, and education programs. our goal is to celebrate and present for appreciation to our broad and diverse public the controversial energy contributions of people of african descent to world culture in all aspects in all areas, including politics, culture, economics, education, just in all aspects of cultural forms of expression. >> one of the fascinating things since 2005 when the museum was established, is that it has become clear from science that all of humanity originates in africa. how does that influence the education programs or presentation here at moad? >> obviously, being able to attenuate that, and there is a sign at the door that says, "when did you know that you were african?" our point is that we share a common d
ABC
Mar 20, 2011 11:00pm EDT
the loss of someone so young questions as well. cheryl connor join us live from police headquarters do. we know where he got the gun? >> reporter: yeah. i tell you that is one question that police are still trying to track down. what i can say tonight, we now the name of the young victim, tyshon townsend. the shooting was an accident and neighbors say the mother was terrified. detectives swarmed the home in the 3600 block of fern hill avenue after a gun goes off in a 4-year-old boy falls down. >> i heard the gun shot. that is when i heard the woman scream in pain with -- she was really crying, screaming. >> reporter: neighbors say the mom was beside herself as he was taken to the hospital where he died. police say the boy accidentally shot himself in the face. valerie doesn't want to appear on camera but shared memories of the victim and his brother playing with her grandson a few days ago. >> they were playful and happy and having a good time. there wasn't -- they were well mannered. >> reporter: she had never seen the mom and her boys before that. she thinks they were visiting the
FOX News
Mar 21, 2011 4:00pm EDT
here is, i have a suspicion, wayne, it is all on us. >>guest: look, the french are out there, the brits are out there, they are giving it all. that is wonderful that america is led by the brits and the americans and that is not to detract from the courage of these men of the british and the french it's just not natural. the united states is the single most powerful nation in the world and the world follows the united states, conflicts are resolved by us. we are the ones would control everything in the world and, yet, here we are, following the lead, supposedly, of two other nations and i might add, anyone who thinks there are for boots on the ground already, whether they are french or british, possibly americans, is kidding themselves. the rockets have to be guided into the targets by lasers. >>neil: so what do you think is going to happen to muammar qaddafi? if he is responding with anti-aircraft power right now, to try to deal with this, obviously he will not go quietly into the night, so is already escalating? it's father to look at the math and say he doesn't stand a chance bu
CNN
Mar 21, 2011 3:00am EDT
crew captured on videotape without talking over it, and nic will update us on the other side. take a look. >> 10:30? 10:30. yeah. and those pictures from our nic robertson simply amazing. let's go to him now. nic? >> reporter: don, we were taken into moammar gadhafi's palace compound, a large secure area a couple of square miles. we were taken to a building, we could see the roof had been smashed, two big holes punched in it. we were told by cruise missiles. in fact, we were given some parts that were taken out of the building while we were there. this is a thin control system actuator. that was pulled out of a building while we were there, but the whole roof was pancaked down two floors. it was a four-story building. we were told one of the missiles had gone in and only exploded when it hit the basement area. the rooms we could see were blown out. there were large lumps of concrete blown out about 100 yards or so. a government official told us there had been no casualties. a government official said what is happening. he quoted a pentagon spokesman saying there would be no strikes i
WETA
Mar 21, 2011 12:00pm EDT
resolution says, and what might happen. welcome. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> rose: tell us exactly what the united nations security council is saying and what forces operating on the resolution are prepared to do? >> well, first i tnk it's demanding an immediate cease-fire to qaddafi, and today president obama, president sarkozy have reinforced this demand by asking qaddafi to stop the attack against benghazi, to evacuate three main cities out in the west of the country, and to restore water to the population. he is try to playing a game, qaddafi, so we want to set conditions which are not negotiable. so, first, cease-fire. secondly, we need peace, you know, to enforce the cease-fire. so there is not only the no-fly zone because everybody is speaking about the no-fly zone zone, but there is also a paragraph 4 which is saying the international community, which means the states which volunteer have-- can take all necessary measures, which means military measures, to protect the civilian population. which means tomorrow or the day after tomorrow, it's totally allowed by the security c
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2011 1:00am PDT
president hu jintao. that was fantastic. while we were there, both of us did what we were supposed to do and what we could do and that is we met with every one we could about the business of our cities and in particular, i got to meet my very good friend, the commerce secretary i grew up with in seattle, washington and i applaud him for all of the money that they could possibly give us and we are already working on that and he said that china sf was one of the most integrated programs to ever -- innovative programs to come to the west coast. i got to meet the hud secretary and in the short time with all of the other mayors, we were able to talk about our building of housing at affordable housing and of the great partnership that we will have as the enrolls and has unrolled the federal homeless program at how that can match up with our program as well. we met with secretary -- and talk about job creation and discovered that we are working on linking up our community colleges and making sure that all of the students go to college but continue to get degrees so they don't drop out at
CSPAN
Mar 21, 2011 5:00pm EDT
health, lead to a much larger reduction in the use of medical care, and seriously compromise access to needed health care. there are a lot more thoughtful ways to harness the cost of medicaid than what the colleges are proposing. it reflects the common sense of philosophy among individuals of federal and state government. the medicaid maintenance is the state's responsibility in the near term until full health reform is reached in 2014. after that, 100% of the cost of medicaid expansion included in health reform will be born by the federal government and phased down to 90% in 2020. furthermore, the aca costs state to the federal government, and institutes delivery system reform, and finance the state efforts to establish medical homes in medicaid which will improve care for those with substantial health need. we give the states important tools to fight fraud in the medicare and medicaid. we need to think about the profound devastation some of the republicans proposals would have on working families and the state health agencies that serve them. i've been here for a long time. it's a
SFGTV2
Mar 21, 2011 2:30am PDT
to be there. apply the nert perspectives to any suspected terrorism. we're going to use the term be nice. we're part of -- the president asked americans to volunteer to help improve your own community. you are doing that now. you are part of the umbrella called citizens corps. what's the objective? for you, it's to prepare for natural disasters, especially if you live here in san francisco, the earthquakes. form an exercise, neighborhood and workplace teams. is that what you're do ?g we did a little practice right now. you are going to respond to immediate needs in your area following a major disaster. what about here in san francisco, major metropolitan area. what are some possible areas in the city? golden gate bridge, right here. beautiful sunset today, i was watching it as we got here. what else? the bay bridge, candlestick, monster park, 42,000 will be in attendance on any sold out giants game, 62,000 on a 49er game. what else? b of a building. transamerica. this is a major -- so these are -- those are buildings. but what else might you think about? bart, transportation. we'll
CNN
Mar 20, 2011 10:00pm EDT
hopefully, you'll be with us. thanks. i'll see you in the "situation room." libya coverage continues with cnn's don lemon in the cnn newsroom. >> moammar gadhafi's compound attacked, in shambles. the likely weapon, missiles from allied firepower. cnn's nic robertson seeing it up close. >> the cruise missiles show us that's what they are. >> even after the brutal dictator promises a second cease-fire, their rebel crackdown intensifies. who targeted and blasted the strong man's headquarters? where is he? why hasn't he been seen? >> welcome to our viewers around the world. i'm don lemon at the cnn newsroom in atlanta. we begin this hour with with breaks news. destroyed, part of moammar gadhafi's compound in libya's capitol, tripoli. it was hit because it had military capabilities, insisting that gadhafi was not the actual target and neither was his residence. it is not clear where he is right now. anti-aircraft firelighting up the night sky over tripoli. coalition forces continue to pound key targets despite libyan army announcing a cease 5 moments ago. the white house doesn't believe l
CNN
Mar 21, 2011 5:00pm EDT
his attorney refuses to call us back. >> that's it for april. what happens this week? >> this week will be jeremy morlock who is charged with killing innocent -- it was staged killings, the allegati allegations. it's really repugnant to read. the army used the word repugnant. they've been trying to keep this under wraps for a long time. it's difficult too report on. >> i remember when you were reporting last september. stay with it, we'll follow up with you. >>> let's go now to wolf blitzer in washington. wolf? >> thanks very much, brook. happening now, breaking news, new anti-aircraft fire over libya's capital after two days to enforce a no-fly zone. new questions about whether moammar gadhafi will still be in power once the bombing stops. it's still u.s. policy for gadhafi to go. but that's not the mandate of the united nations mission. this hour, live reports, new information about the battle plan right now, and the president's end game. >>> and fright thing new set backs in japan's nuclear crisis. officials try to put to rest concerns of contaminated food. i'm wolf blitzer you'
CNN
Mar 21, 2011 1:00pm EDT
in the eastern libyan city of benghazi. she joins us live on telephone. benghazi is the seat of the opposition movement, and i wonder, arwa, whether gadhafi's opponents feel their fortunes have changed? >> caller: they most certainly do, randi. to paint a picture what happened over the weekend, even though the u.n. resolution passed saturday, gadhafi's forces assaulted southern benghazi. at least 95 people were killed according to hospital officials. residents eyewitnesses were telling us they themselves saga doffy's troops on top of vehicles, mounted with automatic machine guns spraying buildings indiscriminately, firing into buildings. people in the opposition managed to drive gadhafi's forces out but everyone we talked to felt a slaughter, a massacre at their hands was effectively imminent. on sunday then we saw fighter jets bombing gadhafi's military mass outside of benghazi. damaged caused by that as far as the eye could see. we counted at least 70 vehicles. it rocked gadhafi's military regime to a grinding halt and everybody we have been talking to has a message to the interna
CBS
Mar 21, 2011 7:00am EDT
. the rebels heading west to the front lines were eager to show us the wreckage, scattered along the road. government fighters are believed to have retreated behind ajdabiya, 100 miles from benghazi. these rebels say they won't stop until they reach tripoli. first we go to ajdabiya, then we go to finally the capital this former soldier says. the fighters are pushing ahead, gadhafi loyalists remain. they were shooting at civilians from this vehicle. one motorist shot back and killed them. rebels later torched the car. >> they are surrounding the city and we are fighting them. >> reporter: these men were driving when they came under fire from gadhafi loyalists. there was a cease-fire, so we thought we were safe, he says. it's not safe for government forces, either. many were killed in fighting over the weekend. rebels are thankful for the protections of above, but the ground battle, they say, is one they must fight on their own. and that's the position the u.s. supports. the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, admiral mike mullen, says the conflict here has to be resolved by the lib
CBS
Mar 20, 2011 7:00pm PDT
captioning funded by cbs and ford-- built for the road ahead. >> pelley: there's a reason we use a japanese word for a catastrophic seismic wave. japan has more tsunamis than anywhere else on earth, and nine days ago they saw one that rewrote history. it was triggered by a 9.0 earthquake and helped set off the biggest nuclear emergency since chernobyl. an american team is working with the japanese in tokyo in a desperate attempt to get the reactors under control. >> it's just so uncertain. this is unprecedented, you know, unchartered territory that the consequences could be greater than we expect. >> pitts: mark twain's "adventures of huckleberry finn" is one of the greatest works of american literature and it's always been one of the most controversial. >> why is there a big deal about this right now? >> pitts: today some school districts banned the book, and national debate over censorship has caught fire, and it's all about one word. >> one of the first things i do is i make everybody say it out loud about six or seven times. >> pitts: the "n" word? >> nigger. get over it. now l
KRON
Mar 21, 2011 4:00pm PDT
obstruction of justice. he is not on trial for using steroids he is on trial for allegedly lying to the grand jury in 203 about the use of steroids. and attorneys try to whittle don't the number to 12 different alton's to trying to-trying to speak in two hours there were eight women, and for men. attorneys for barry bonds say that they were pleased twiddling the 12 numbers people down to the jury. >> what you're going to do today is emphasize how important it to put aside the great work that you have done for the last eight years [laughter] in describing these events. our job is to emphasize and continue to emphasize not only the factors that play outside the courtroom. . >>reporter: attorneys for barry bonds have spoke to the jury and they have said- that it is test-just listening to the evidence that is presented and not in influenced on the media or what they're hurting the past. and to be able to impart justice. >>pam: if you've not been following this? the 1990 sorki team coverag with the 1990's, j.r.? >> certainly, highs, lows, for barry bonds one time, breaking the baseball recor
SFGTV2
Mar 21, 2011 2:00am PDT
what kind of tools do you use? you want to go in -- first thing you need to do is always try to get in the easiest way. what do you want to use to force entry? you can use axs, you are use pry bars or jacks, car jacks. you need to do a lift, you don't have any levers, there's some cars parked outside, you go up and ask the owner of the car, is it okay if i use your car jack? because you're not going to break in, are you? there's always cutting and boring. here is that ax. of course striking and hammering. how do you break glass? at the top, good. we're going to say that this is the glass from here on down, so how would you break it? do i just want to take it like this and smash it this way? no. the end of the board, going to use the end of the board, but i'm also going to remember that the glass can hurt me. if i were to hit it like this, the glass could slide down, cut my hand. so you want to start at the top like he said, hold this down, turn your head away, you start at the top and smash the glass this way down like that. if it does slide down, it's going to go away from you and
FOX
Mar 21, 2011 5:00am EDT
who live in this east baltimore neighborhood say, sadly, they're getting used to this violence. 3 i just heerd the gunnhoos and first thinggi did was try and find out where my nephew was but butt the young kids now they don't haveeno respect for nobody for no elders police responded to tto more shootings ffiday night.one on east hoffman street, where two men were shot. another... on orem avenue, where two 18 year old men were shot.and it doesn't end there, early saturday morning... a 21-year-old wws shot and killed on mcmechen street.two gunfire. llst night the violence only continueed.. with two more on pimlico road... where aaman was shot in the head and chest. this one.moments later, two people weee found shot on reisterstown road and coldsprrng. the list of shootings is far larger thhn the six we've highlighted this morning.those were the most serious out this violent weekend.police are 11:30 this morning to update us on the investigations... and maybe give us more details oo the victims conditions and names.stay with us for more. megan gilliland, foo45 morning news. 3 dead afte
WHUT
Mar 21, 2011 6:01pm EDT
"turned on," computer, games, and tv, and make sleep a priority. >> stay with us, there's lots more still to come, on "teen kids news." >> we'll be right back. no >>> and now our fox in the update classroom? japan continues to reel from a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami. millions are without shelter, food and electricity, as the death toll is expected to rise. rescue workers arepe dlytees trying to find survivors and dig out victims. and as a second hydrogen explosion rocks the fukushima daiichi nuclear plant, devastating the structure of one reactor and exposing the fuel rods of another, the fear of further explosions continues to grow. japan's first earthquake in history has slammed the world's third largest economy. sending the stock exchange plunging $300 billion in value. president obama reaffirmed america's support for japan. >> the united states will continue to offer any assistance we can as japan recovers from multiple disasters. >> reporter: tensions throughout the middle east are high as gadhafi-backed forces launch air strikes on two key libyan towns, forcing rebels to ret
SFGTV2
Mar 21, 2011 6:30am PDT
be more conservative. because i think their properties taxes are being used for the bond issues and things that get passed. >> one of things i love about the neighborhood, as much as it changes the feel of ocean avenue and the general atmosphere is the çsame. you have the same library and park. >> (inaudible) a little old fashion but it combines the best of little old fashion neighborhood that with indion and wine $-bar and 3 irish pubs and just a great number of mom and pop stores. >> when we have friends from out of town or across from town, we walk up the street for dinner. what we have is the best. those who have been here many years and love the city. >> the thing i like the most is the low impact housing. it's, it has a more open feel to it. and there are kids playing the street. >> i like the trees and wide open spaces i have in backyard. and i like the big circle here in (inaudible). >> there is a lot of pride of the family dwellings and maintained. i have lived in 5 neighborhoods in san francisco and in west (inaudible) i have never seen the number of people who know of t
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2011 4:30pm PDT
reducing even half of the production of paper that is used for these phone books. supervisor chiu pointed out that they are not even touched. many people in my building, we see a pile up. the transamerica pyramid visual that supervisor chiu gave us, but i know that the pile up is huge, even where i am. i want to thank others for their efforts last year to try to create even the opt out system that was challenged by the industry, so i am puzzled in some ways by the industry arguments, but i do appreciate the website, yellowpagesoptou t.com, which i did go to and opt out, and i ask people to consider that option. the $1 million per year that may be saved for ratepayers in the city and recology savings is to me significant, and that is why i am strongly supportive of this legislation, and i hope this period of time, one year, it would hopefully allow the industry to adjust, and people can still get the yellow pages, but they would have to request that. i think this will help save our city and help us observe our 0 racecourse and other goals, so i am supportive of supervisor -- help u
SFGTV2
Mar 21, 2011 3:30pm PDT
you today. thanks for inviting us in and showing us your amazing facility today. >> my pleasure. >> how long has electric works been around? >> electric works has been in san francisco since the beginning of 2007. we moved here from brisbane from our old innovation. we do printmaking, gallery shows, and we have a fabulous retail store where there are lots of fun things to find. >> we will look at all of that as we walk around. it is incredible to me how many different things you do. how is it you identify that san francisco was in need of all these different services? >> it came from stepping out of graduate school in 1972. i wrote a little thing about how this is an idea, how our world should work. it should have printmaking, archiving, a gallery. it should have a retail store. in 1972, i wanted to have art sales, point-of-sale at the grocery store. >> so you go through the manifesto. with the bay area should have. you are making art incredibly accessible in so many different ways, so that is a good segue. let's take a walk around the facilities. here we are in your gallery spa
NBC
Mar 20, 2011 6:00pm PDT
tomorrow. i'm lester holt reporting from new york. for all of us here at nbc news, new york. for all of us here at nbc news, good night. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> good evening. i'm marla tellez. it is the first day of spring, but definitely does not look like it outside. powerful winds and lots of rain causing all sorts of problems all across the bay area. from downed signs in san francisco to toppled trees. and thousands of people remain without power tonight. let's get right to meteorologist nick o'kelly f a look at the wild forecast. >> used to t t utohe the masigei like that a the storms movov roughthhe bay. t here's a look at dabar doppler. as we seeee things settle down ju a bit. scat red showershocros t east bay and central cvalley. the flood watch for parts of the sacramento river delta and into the napa area, still looking at rivers and streams possibly getting up near the flood stage. most of the action has shifted down to our south and in a big way. highway 1, 101 down towards san luis obispo. gjungjutiet pndtied by that subtropical moisture. we're not
SFGTV2
Mar 21, 2011 1:00am PDT
think they have in there, kids? we will show you. bleach. okay. bleach is great i used it this afternoon to get my shirt white it's great. do we need this much bleach at home? no. safeway need it? probably not. look what they have across from the bleach. it says don't mix ammonia and bleach makes a gas. these are bad things to mix with bleach. who's got these under their sink in i do. everybody does. you want to separate the ones that don't go to together. how do you find out? read the labels. these are department of transportation placards, they are colored. they are all red. they have the sort of flame thing up there. the little number here and number here. we've got books in our rig that tell us what these are. based on a number. we will see a 1219, look in the book and say a truck carrying 1219 and it's leaking every where what do we have. george, we have 92 octane gasoline, that's not good. we call people and get help. we as volunteers are not going to be hazardous material people. you need to know this is red, it's flammable. if there is a problem, let us know and keep pe
CBS
Mar 21, 2011 7:00am PDT
hill. good to have you with us. >> following two very major stories this morning. first of which the situation in japan. all eyes on that nuclear facility in fukushima once again. this as reports as i mention a few moments ago, smoke emanating from that troubled reactor 3 there. and now reports of radiation levels detected radiation levels in both the food and the water in that safety zone around the nuclear plant right now. we're going to continue to follow this and have an update on the situation there in the coming moments. >> you mentioned two major stories. the other one, of course, that we are following is happening in libya. for a second night, u.s. and allied forces carried out air strikes on libyan government targets. one missile hit a building at gadhafi headquarters in tripoli. a top navy official says the attacks have hurt the gadhafi regime's forces and air defenses. defense secretary robert gates says the u.s. is likely to give up control of the operation to britain, france or nato within days. meantime, gadhafi is telling libyan tv his forces will fight on, saying, quo
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